After the criticism of the security authorities wants to enlighten the Minister Seehofer in the data theft - but only if he had substantiated facts. The investigation will focus on about 50 serious cases.
the German interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, in the case of the hacker attack on data from politicians and Celebrities full transparency. "The Public will know everything I know," said Seehofer, the "süddeutsche Zeitung". However, he wanted to inform "the population with reliable facts and not assumptions".
required Previously, the coalition partner of the SPD and opposition politicians, Seehofer had to deal with the enlightenment. This Seehofer rejected as superfluous. "This is a matter of course, but it is also my Amtsverständnis to gather the findings and the people responsible to listen to," he said.
interior Minister Seehofer: "The Public will know everything I know."50 more severe cases
On Friday it was reported that personal data of politicians, Celebrities and journalists had been spread on the Internet. According to information from security sources, about 50 of the nearly 1000 cases are fatal. According to the prior 994 persons were affected, especially current and former mandate holders. In 940 cases, it is simply the publication of contact details, it said. About 50 cases were serious, because more data have been published packages, such as private data, photos and correspondence. These cases are particularly in the focus of the investigation.
Also have a Twitter Account, have been for weeks stolen data disseminated. He was locked on Friday.in the middle of the week more information?
Seehofer said that he personally got to know on Friday morning from the operations. "Before: Zero." Since then, there have already been a whole series of him and initiated conversations for the investigation of the case. Tomorrow is set to Seehofer, according to their own figures once again with the President of the Federal office for IT security (BSI), Arne Schönbohm, President of the Federal office of criminal investigation, Holger Münch, together. The Minister expects the Public to be informed "no later than the middle of the week in detail".
The General Prosecutor's office of Frankfurt wants to make "the determination tactical reasons," there is currently no further information on the procedure, the results, the Frankfurt General Prosecutor's office together with the Federal criminal police office. The investigations were conducted with high-pressure, said a spokesman authorities. "We will inform the media as soon as the progress of the investigation permits."